Use silence to break up a continuous stream

  • I would like to record a continuous stream and break up the recording into individual files when the stream is silent.   The stream is from a police radio scanner, the meta data doesn't change, but there are long intervals of silence when there is no radio traffic, I only need to record files when there is radio traffic.  Any way to do this currently??

  • To put it another way, Voice activated recording is what I need, streamripper monitors the stream which is silent 90% of the time and only record when there is voice activity, the metadata in the stream doesn't change.